Born and bred in Liverpool, Ken Pye retired as Managing Director of his own leadership development organisation, ‘The Knowledge Group’.
In a varied career spanning over fifty years Ken's experience includes working as a Residential Child Care Officer, as a Youth and Community Leader, as the Community Development Worker for Toxteth and as the Northwest Regional Officer for Barnardos.
He undertook a special, one-year contract for Liverpool Hope University as Executive Director of Continuing Professional Development, before setting up ‘The Knowledge Group’ in 2009.
Ken is a Proprietor of The Athenaeum and a Fellow of Liverpool Hope University.
In this talk, Ken will give us a history of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and it's continuing impact on today's society.